Bentley Systems are fully approved by CIBSE for delivering OpenBuildings Energy Simulator certification to Energy Assessors. Such assessors will be qualified to use OpenBuildings Energy Simulator for PartL compliance and Energy Performance Certificate submittal.
To meet CIBSE's requirements for certification provision, Bentley Systems are annually audited to ensure all internal procedures, documentation and expertise meet the standard required, as detailed below:
Ensure the audit checks compliance with the accreditation standard e.g. ISO 17024 and the applicable IAF Guidance e.g. GD 24, as well as the internal documented system e.g. CCP 135.
Also ensure(s) that the use of certification marks and claims of certification In publicity are in accordance with the requirements.
At the time of writing all relevant audits have been completed with CIBSE and their external auditors and all requirements met, and surpassed. Further information and link to OpenBuildings Energy Simulator can be found on CIBSE website:
To obtain certification please enroll in our Energy Assessor examination - listings for which can be found on our Forum here.